This is How to Write a Personal Statement for a Master's

In theory, a personal statement should be easy. But we understand how hard it is to put pen to paper. Read our latest blog by postgraduate student, Kristina, on how to write a personal statement when applying for your Master's.  It can be tricky to put down in words why you should be accepted on a...

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How to Write a Research Proposal for a Master's Degree

Unsure how to start your research proposal? Read below our top tips from Banking and Finance student, Nelly, on how to structure your proposal and make sure it's a strong, formative foundation to build your dissertation. It's understandable if the proposal part of your dissertation feels like a...

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Taught vs. Research Master's: What's the Difference?

Read our blog by Master's student, Hannah, to find out the difference between the types of Master's degrees, and how to choose the right one for you. Applying to postgraduate programmes became one of the most confusing challenges I’d ever faced. Finding a programme that matched what I wanted, a...

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Master's Funding: My Experience and Tips

Other than making sure your Master's application is as strong as possible, ensuring you have the funding you need is the next important stage. Read below the experience of one of our postgraduate students, Amy, and her top tips for applying for funding. When I decided to apply for a Master’s in...

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Student Diary | A Day in the Life of an International Marketing Student

The university life of a student starts and ends with each semester, in between comes the lectures, workshops, group projects, individual assignments, and final exams.  But what about the rest of your time? There is always scope to add some extracurricular activities in a daily life routine....

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This is why International Students Should Choose Newcastle

Are you thinking of studying in the UK? Do you want to know why we're one of the most popular higher education destinations? According to the UK's Higher Education Statistics Agency, over 500,000 EU and international students are currently studying here, so you won't be alone! But we know there is...

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Student Diary | A Day in the Life of an Ecology & Biodiversity Master's Student

As an MSc student studying Global Wildlife Science & Policy – a course now called Ecology and Biodiversity – writing about a “typical day” is a pretty difficult task, and I know it’s cliche, but no day is the same. Although Kristina's blog was written before the global pandemic, she's updated her...

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What is a Postgraduate Degree?

Focused, challenging and intensive, postgraduate study can be hugely rewarding , and help you achieve your academic and career goals. Read on to find out all you need to know about postgraduate study. In this blog post, we will cover four types of postgraduate courses in detail - including the...

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What Master's can I get with a Psychology Degree?

So, you have graduated with an undergraduate psychology degree and you want to do a Master’s. Now what? At this juncture, you have the exciting opportunity to become a specialist or make the leap into a new discipline entirely.   Often, the step from undergraduate to postgraduate means choosing a...

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